Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

--- Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar ---

Join an internationally bestselling children's book author and her down-home husband and their dogs as they try to live a happy, better life by being happier, better people . You can use those skills in writing and vice versa. But we’re not perfect, just like our podcast. We’re cool with that.
Brought to you by Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar of Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

Latest Episodes…

  1. Subordinate My Clause, Santa

    Subordinate Me, Santa Claus   Subordinate clauses are baby clauses that can’t stand all by themselves as complete thoughts and they demand a certain kind of punctuation – or lack of punctuation.   Here are examples:   If I ...

    2019-12-24

  2. Santa, what are your eyebrows doing? Telling Details and Taco Bell Smells.

    The Magic of The Eyebrow and Telling Details What is this thing? This telling detail?  It’s a phrase or an image or a word that illustrates something about a character. It’s pretty exact. It’s a magical moment of showing rather than telling.  ...

    2019-12-17

  3. Santa, What are Your Eyebrows doing? Telling Details and Taco Bell Smells.

    The Magic of The Eyebrow and Telling Details What is this thing? This telling detail?  It’s a phrase or an image or a word that illustrates something about a character. It’s pretty exact. It’s a magical moment of showing rather than telling.  ...

    2019-12-17

  4. Are You Drama or Melodrama, Baby?

    At its most basic a story’s components are these – a beginning, a middle, an end.  The beginning is the situation or set up. The middle are the complications. ...

    2019-12-10

  5. Florida Man and the Queen of Kittens

    Stories are about people having emotions. Writers who write from their heads (outlining like crazy, etc,) are often missing out on the emotion because they are analyzing how to show emotion.  But it’s desire ...

    2019-12-03